Canadian province Quebec invited 512 skilled workers in its first Arrima draw of 2022. The Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI) invited these immigration candidates to apply under the Quebec Regular Skilled Worker Program (QSWP).
Invited immigration candidates are required to have profiles in the Arrima pool with a minimum score of 602 points with the following 21 targeted occupations:
- NOC 0213 Computer and information systems managers
- NOC 2147 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)
- NOC 2171 Information systems analysts and consultants
- NOC 2172 Database analysts and data administrators
- NOC 2173 Software engineers and designers
- NOC 2174 Computer programmers and interactive media developers
- NOC 2175 Web designers and developers
- NOC 2241 Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
- NOC 2281 Computer network technicians
- NOC 2282 User support technicians
- NOC 2283 Information systems testing technicians
- NOC 3012 Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
- NOC 3233 Licensed practical nurses
- NOC 3413 Nurse aides, orderlies, and patient service associates
- NOC 4031 Secondary school teachers
- NOC 4032 Elementary school and kindergarten teachers
- NOC 4214 Early childhood educators and assistants
- NOC 5131 Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations
- NOC 5223 Graphic arts technicians
- NOC 5241 Graphic designers and illustrators
- NOC 6221 Technical sales specialists – wholesale trade
This is the first draw. In 2021, a total of 3564 immigration candidates were invited to apply for permanent selection by the province through Quebec Arrima Draw.
Quebec Regular Skilled Worker Program
The RSWP is for skilled workers who are more likely to settle in the province economically. The program is popular among skilled workers and foreign students, who wish to permanently settle in Quebec.
Immigration candidates are invited to apply have 60 days to submit their application and pay processing fees. Quebec aims to process complete applications within 6 months, with all forms and documents. If successful, candidates will get a Certificat de sélection du Québec (CSQ or Quebec Selection Certificate). One can use this document to apply for permanent residence to the federal government.